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Jul 21, 2010 5:00pm EDT
to another juvenile center in maryland since the incident. department of juvenile services closed the building and fired two employees. >>> police say a child hit by a squad car last night is doing fine. it happened in the 500 block, sheridan avenue north baltimore. a 5-year-old boy darted in between two parked cars the officer driving by tried to avoid him but grazed the boy. he suffered injuries to his legs. >>> the investigation continues into exactly who drove that car into the glen falls curing yesterday's -- during yesterday's storms. it took a twist. brian. >> last night, fire crews pulled that mangled car out of the stream in west baltimore we are still looking for the driver. police say there is no need to search. it was a group of juveniles lost control of the car driving it through the barrier crashing it into the swelling stream although those waters are known to be very dangerous during storms, witnesses tell police they saw the group of kids get out of the car and runaway. >> at this time and this is just our preliminary investigation we have units on the scene as we
CBS
Jul 29, 2010 6:00am EDT
in to northern new jersey. we have a few in western maryland and west virginia. temperature-wise it is really muggy and sticky out there. 81 cambridge at this hour. even in the mid to upper 70s in the shenandoah valley. we are at 79. 84 by 9:00. and this afternoon some scattered storms move north to south. temperatures by five in the upper 80s. time for traffic. >>> good morning. we are keeping an eye on the accident at prince william parkway near the hack kwan river bridge. all westbound lanes, one lane is open. all eastbound lanes are closed. avoid the area. the closures will be in place the next half hour or. so in manassas, an ongoing police activity is disrupting traffic between wellington and nokesville road. that will be in place for a while. avoid the area if you can. interstate traffic on 95, volume is picking up between prince william parkway and lorton, but all lanes are open. up to 395, duke and seminary, volume there as well but no major incidents or accidents reported but a crash in maryland, 270, route 85 off to the right shoulder. we are seeing some traffic b
CBS
Jul 1, 2010 12:00pm EDT
>>> breaking news from potomac, maryland. a faulty 96-inch water main at tuckerman lane and gainsboro road has forced wssc to impose mandatory water reductions -- restrictions. bruce leshan is in potomac with more information. what can you tell us? >> big hassle for the 1.8 million people who are served by the wssc, but the wssc is calling this is a huge success for new technology that they have been installing in the water pipes in the big water lines that run all over the two counties, montgomery and prince georges. you can see the folks behind us. those folks are checking now, just to try to figure out if they have the exact right location pin pointed. but what they heard last night was from this acoustic -- acoustic wire that is running through the pipes is seven pings, pop, pop, pop. and those pings are indications that the wire inside of the pipe, the concrete pipe through which the water travels, that the wires had broken. and once you start having that going on, there's a fear that the tube could actually break and then you could have a big problem like we had on
CBS
Jul 2, 2010 6:00am EDT
time to head out to 95. staying in maryland. 66 is looking good all morning long. eastbound and westbound from centreville to 495. not seeing anything blocking the travel lanes. in gaithersburg, maryland, drivers commuter alert is in place approaching shady grove. blocking the right lane. emergency crews are trying to clear it up. hopefully -- hopefully it will be gone in a short time. the inner loop a in maryland, a crash on the right shoulder. not causing major delays both side of the american legion, no problems and 95 and bw parkway as we switch to the maps looking good between 695 and 495. no problems reported. back to andrea. >>> you can take a shower this morning but don't let it last too long and don't let the water run while you brush your teeth. that's the order from wssc because of a leaking water main. kristin fisher is live in potomac, maryland where work to fix the leak is going on around the clock. good morning. >> reporter: that's right. this work will likely be going on around the clock until at least monday. and until then what this means for 1.8 million ws
CBS
Jul 29, 2010 4:30am EDT
on her body. >>> a potomac, maryland teen says she enticed a car salesman with sex in order to lead him down a math where her boyfriend hit and killed him with a shovel. that investigation came out as emily geller pleaded guilty to first-degree murder yesterday. she faces up to 25 years in prison for killing 57-year-old alley. >>> police need your help to find an accused child predator. officers believe a man resembling this sketch assaulted a 7-year-old girl on sunday. it happened in the 3600 block of columbia park in arlington. the girl was in the small play area outside of the business when a man pulled her in the play house and assaulted her. the mother was inside the laundromat when the incident happened. if you have seen this man or have any information about the crime, call police. >>> the washington redskins get back to work today as training camp starts this afternoon. while the off season was consumed with the albert haynesworth saga, the defensive tackle reported on time and he tried to make up with his teammates. >> reporter: on thursday, the curtain goes up on shanahan's fi
CBS
Jul 3, 2010 6:00am EDT
travel, 4th of july weekend is in full swing as thousands of marylanders and the police are hitting the roads. >>> and it's looking like the heat will return just in time for the holiday. meteorologist tim williams has the details coming up in your first warning weather forecast. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> good morning, welcome to eyewitness news this afternoon. an andrea fujii in for gigi barnett. >>> temperatures in the 60s. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. >>> a little chilly, enjoy the chill. >> it's going away after the next day or so. today we'll be warming up a little more than yesterday. the nice thing is we're dealing with a dry heat, which is not something we typically get to say in this region. the humidity will build by the end of the weekend into next week we'll deal with humidity and heat as well. your forecasted to temperatures in the 60s area wide. we'll be touching the 70s quickly. we're going up to a high of close to 90 degrees, look for sunshine. a little more humidity than yesterday. dew points will be low. we'll talk about how h
CBS
Jul 5, 2010 6:00am EDT
over there. back to the live camera in maryland. 270 from father hurley to the split. all lanes are open and no incidents or accidents reported. same story on 50. i think people are coming back. the toll plaza to the beltway. maybe from the eastern shore things looking good there, as well. and finally if people have to go in to dc for issues not a lot of people are working right now. all clear in dc, as well. back to you. >>> thank you. >>> at the top of the hour we are following breaking news. a couple of houses on fire in northwest northeast washington. this is a live picture from island avenue just east of north capitol street in northeast washington. two homes caught fire. 75 firefighters responded to the scene and got it under control in 15 minutes. the good news there are no reports of any injuries. a nice day and engineering made the 4th of july one to remember on the national mall. hundreds of thousands of people crowded downtown and places around town and took in an amazing fireworks display and concert. the perfect backdrop for america's 234th birthday. >> it was marve
CBS
Jul 16, 2010 4:30am EDT
roads. on the outer loop in maryland, we move it outside. we are live from university but we want you to know at cherry hill we have roadwork on the side of the roadway. should be clearing in the next half hour or so. 270 the roadwork is set up going southbound at clopper road 117 and northbound at falls and muddy branch. that's a look at traffic. now, back to you. >> thank you, angie. >>> prince georges county police are asking for your help to find a robber. take a look. this is surveillance video from the sunoco gas station in the 6300 block of livingston road in oxon hill. if you are looking at the screen, you can see the man to the left of the screen in a white tank top. once the customer leaves, he pulls out a gun and demands cash from the employee. seconds later, more customers come in not knowing a crime had just taken place. if you have any information or recognize this man, call prince georges county police. >>> dc police made 36 arrests and seized $200,000 worth of drugs in a matter of 12 hours yesterday. it was part of operation sixth sense where officers target repeat vio
CBS
Jul 27, 2010 7:00pm EDT
scott, a university of maryland, university college grad. part-time ups employee. lifelong resident of largo. now charged by a prince georges grand jury in the double murder of 42-year-old delores dewitt and her daughter, ebony. >> we will be seeking life without parole. >> police say he is the suspect in the double murder of another mother and daughter, karen and karissa loften. they lived within a two mile radius of scott's home. police suspect him in the 2008 murder of marketing executive, who is described scott as a serial killer, says he is forming a task force to look at cases more than a decade old. >> by no means, i think this investigation is over with. >> i'm lindsey mastas. there are no power lines in this neighborhood, but there is also no power. >> i moved to this area, underground, it will be better. >> neighbors are baffled. >> you won't see it. >> michael maxwell is pepco's management. >> portions you may not see the wires where the damage is. everyone though our wiring is under ground, the whole neighborhood isn't and our under ground wires have to come up i
CBS
Jul 30, 2010 6:00am EDT
now our focus on maryland traffic and weather. >> a good looking morning across maryland. drier air has moved in and in god shape for a couple of days and then there's sunday. focus on the friday forecast because we have a nice start out there. temperatures in the 60s and low 70s. 50sin the mountains right now. by 9:00, low to mid-70s. really it will be a fine sunny day out there. a couple of high clouds is the big concern. lunchtime, upper 70s to low 80s. annapolis 79. 83 frederick. as we go through the afternoon we will see some temperatures, 85, 87, 88 for the high but the dry air is in place and will be around all day. >>> thank you, howard. time to get up and get going this mid friday morning. we have traffic conditions out there in maryland for you. this is connecticut and bradley. traffic lights are working again. it has been a problem all week long. right now all lights are up and running. switch to the maps and check things out on 4, 5 and 301, nice and quiet. no major incidents this morning. and finally on the beltway between university and georgia, right now everyone is m
CBS
Jul 22, 2010 6:00am EDT
bridge. you are going to watch for the new traffic pattern due to construction. in maryland 270 we have been tracking the traffic all morning and around the germantown area volume is starting to build and finally show you the outer and inner loop. happy to report from 95 and 270, smooth sailing. back to you. >>> we want to get to the big things happening in our our world today. the house will vote whether to extend unemployment benefits. president obama said he is eager to sign it in to law. it would help more than 2.5 million people. >>> oil spill workers are pulling out of the gulf of mexico. that's because of tropical weather threatening the region. the effort to plug the well has been halted for now, just days away from completion. >>> the white house is challenge to arizona's illegal immigration law goes before a judge today. it calls the crackdown unconstitutional but supporters say it enforces federal law. it is scheduled to take effect one week from today. >>> and we are learning more about how police found the man they think killed four women in largo, maryland. kristin fisher
CBS
Jul 5, 2010 5:00am EDT
been blocking three lanes. watch for that if you are heading out on 495 in maryland. as we switch over, quiet between 95 and 270. no problems to report here. the beltway as we switch over to see how things are looking between springfield and tysons corner, clean and green. no problems. on 95 in virginia that might be heavy later today as people make their way back to dc but right now things are looking good northbound and southbound and finally in dc we are moving on m street right now looking on key bridge over to georgetown. no big problems reported. back to you. >>> hopefully this will be the last day more than 1 million wssc customers in montgomery and prince georges counties have to conserve water. crews are hoping to finish repairs on a 96-inch main which shows signs of rupturing last week. kristin fisher is live in potomac, maryland with the latest. >> good morning. very good news this morning. wssc is reporting that old repairs on the pipe behind me should be complete by some point today. but until then wssc is requiring that these mandatory water restrictions stay in effect fo
CBS
Jul 26, 2010 5:00am EDT
maryland and culpeper. 79 fredericksburg but gaithersburg much more comfortable. 66 cumberland an oakland and maryland, garrett county 59 degrees. locally 70s out there with a few 60s. and gaithersburg at 68. looking at a good day with temperatures that will push 90. less humidity as we head to the afternoon. angie? >> traffic alert for you. traffic alert for you early on, as you would expect with weather conditions and the remnants we are dealing with this morning. new york avenue is closed in both directions. this is between first street northeast and northwest due to a fatal accident investigation. use florida over to rhode island to new jersey as your alternate. a lot of downed wires and downed trees in the area to report. the two biggies. maryland 212 as you go to the maps is closed and that is because of downed wires and then this is a downed tree on 410 that has the road closed cypress to glendale. we have many lights out throughout the region. 355 river road, your approaching a dark intersection treat it as a four-way stop. factor in extra minutes for the commute. we are expecting
CBS
Jul 27, 2010 4:00pm EDT
complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> blamed and threatened for the gulf oil spill, bp's ceo steps aside >> who is the company's new leader and how it will affect the cleanup. >> i'm mary bubala. >> i'm kye jackson here's what people will be talking about >>> he became the one to pass the blame of the worst environmental disaster. the look at the oil well that caused the disaster. tony hayward's announcement comes on the same day that bp posted their losses >> reporter: america getting ready to take the reigns as they promise they will make things right in the gulf >> spent the last three months on the coast and i will focus on the relationships and in washington >> reporter: the oil giant's first non-british ceo stood with tony hayward. he took over the response to the spill last month and the effort is about to enter a critical phase. they plan to pump mud and cement through the cap on the well to start the static kill. gulf coast residents are hopeful it will be seal perm independently and the gulf c cleaned up >> he knows the coast real well, i think it's
FOX
Jul 16, 2010 5:00am EDT
on the beltway in maryland or virginia. 95, 395, checking in great. 66, as you head inbound, no delays reported fair oaks looks good. little bit of volume, everybody moving at speed at this point. no accidents or incidents to report. we have an accident reported in montgomery county and silver springs. fenton at new york, watch out for that. check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >>> to our big story this friday morning it's the news that residents along the gulf coast have been waiting for. bp has finally put a stop to the massive oil leak in the gulf of mexico. did it by capping the well. this crisis is still far from over. >> a look at the notorious spill cam says it all. the cloud of crude gushing in to the the gulf is gone. the question is will the cap hold without creating bigger problems. a sigh of relief along the gulf coast for you at lase. the ruptured deep sea oil well stopped gush for first time in three months. the company is conducting tests for the new con tapement cap. if everything goes according to pran, bp can continue the choke off the leak or at the very least send oil up to
CBS
Jul 26, 2010 6:00am EDT
recreation center. that is 3310 gates december head manor way in silver spring, maryland near the briggs chaney road and route 29. the 311 call center has been activated and is available for nonemergency calls. the number is 311 if you are in montgomery county. outside of the county the number is 240-777-0311. jessica, back to you. >> thank you, kristin. >>> sky 9 is currently over a damaged apartment on cherry hill road. we are bringing you photos of that. you can see some of the road has been sheered off the complex. this is cherry hill road in college park. of course more damage from the storm we have been talking about a all morning. the live sky 9 pictures dramatic, giving us a sense of what we have been looking out throughout the area with the intense damage we have been seeing. trees down and in this case it was most likely wind damage that ripped the roof off of the complex. we will bring you more as we learn more about the situation. >>> the victim and a mother were in a minivan when a large tree toppled on them on sunday. rescue crews cut off the top of the vehicle to reach the
CBS
Jul 6, 2010 5:00am EDT
in southern maryland. hold on. it's going to get better. temperatures will warm to the upper 80s by 9:00. 90s by noon and 102 for the drive time. >>> it is 5:00 a.m. angie has the latest on the traffic. >>> reviews on the power outage in northeast dc. if you come at an intersection where the lights are out or on flash, treat it as a four-way stop. no accidents to report in virginia, district of columbia and maryland. we want to show you the drivers are moving at speed on 66 from centreville to past 50 to inside the beltway. the next stop the beltway in virginia not too busy this tuesday from 95 up to 66. now in maryland we want to move it back outside and show you the outer loop. no construction to report at this time. pretty much smooth sailing from 95 over to 270. and finally we will call it a wrap inside the district. we give you the suitland parkway where it meets south capitol street. nice an easy commute here. very, very quiet. andrea, back to you. >> thank you. >>> we can't say howard didn't warn us about the heat an alert and as he said today will be worse than yesterday. some people
CBS
Jul 2, 2010 12:00pm EDT
to fix a massive water main in potomac, maryland that is on the brink of failing. our kristin fisher has more on the latest repair efforts. >> reporter: these crews have been working around the clock, and they have made a ton of progress, but there's much more work to be done. wssc is estimating it at least will be monday before the pipe is back up and running and these mandatory water restrictions are lifted. after 24 hours of drilling and digging, wssc crews uncovered the 16-foot long section of pipe that needs to be replaced. they have also exposed a fiber optic wire that first alerted authorities that this part of the pipe was failing. >> i understand the technology really saved us. >> reporter: brian stanley lives across the street from the faulty pipe. he's the first to admit the construction and mandatory water restrictions are inconvenient but also the first to point out this could have been a repeat of the massive river road water main break two years ago. >> it could have been very bad. so it was a big sigh of relief to actually see the trucks and not see water. so, you know, h
CBS
Jul 6, 2010 4:30am EDT
your way to powder mill. move to the outer loop and show you in maryland, no construction projects no major incidents to report between route 1 college park toward 270. virginia, virginia, we are tracking 66 for you. heading eastbound you are fine from manassas to inside the beltway. 395, also finding drivers at speed making their way from the springfield interchange though the 14th street bridge. call it a wrap inside the district. hello, northeast, early-morning drivers on income tax new york avenue, an incident free commute making your way to the third street tunnel. that's the traffic. back to you. >>> much of the eastern seaboard is in for another day of grueling temperatures. some places are expected to hit as high as 102 degrees, but as howard just mentioned the humidity will make it feel much hotter them heat is challenging the basic assumptions we make about the services we couldn't on to run our homes. gary tries to find out how the heat will affect our lives down the road. >> reporter: first the water main repair that forced the washington suburban sanitary commission la
CBS
Jul 20, 2010 12:00pm EDT
were hard at work this morning in frederick county, maryland. they responded to a call flames at bowers lumber and components just before 6:00 a.m. the lumberyard is located on main street in woodsboro, maryland. it is unclear what sparked the blaze. >>> david cameron is making his first visit to washington since assuming office. questions about the b.p. oil spill and reports the company pressured british petroleum officials to release the lockerbie suspect are expected to overshadow his trip. joel brown has more from the white house. >> reporter: british prime minister cam reason arrived in washington ready for tough discussions. president obama and vice president biden want to talk him to him about the circumstances surrounding the release of this man. , the only person convicted of bombing pan am flight 103 over lockerbie scotland. some reports say that b.p. played a role in winning his freedom. before leaving england, the prime minister told the bbc if he had been in charge last august, he would still be in jail. >> all i know as leader of the opposition i couldn't have been more cl
CBS
Jul 6, 2010 12:00pm EDT
banks in damascus, maryland this morning. the first robbery happened at a pnc bank along middle brook road. the sec ronry occurred only minutes later at a pnc on ridge road. right now there's no word on the suspect's condition. we're following the story, and we will bring you more information when it becomes available. of course you can always go to our website to get up-to-date information. >>> mandatory water restrictions have been lifted for wssc customers in prince georges and montgomery counties. our 9 news reporter kristin fisher has the latest information on the water main in potomac, maryland that caused all of these complications over the 4th of july weekend. >> after six days of these mandatory water restrictions, this massive water main is now back in service and those restrictions have now been lifted for nearly 2 million people in prince georges and montgomery counties. remember the massive water main burst on river road nearly two years ago, wssc says that could have happened here were it not for a high-tech early warning system. the alarm sounded this pipe was failing.
CBS
Jul 23, 2010 6:00pm EDT
to a later date. >>> a human trafficking case that spanned from california to new york, maryland and virginia. today 32-year-old mark brickhouse was scheduled to prison. he pleaded guilty to luring a 16-year-old girl from california and taking her across lines for prosecution. brickhouse and his accomplice posted ads for the girl on craigslist. >>> caught on tape, a helicopter makes a sudden crash landing. we will tell you the story ahead. >>> but first, free mortgage relief for people in danger of losing their homes. we will tell you how to get this help after the break. it sounds too good to be true but this week thousands of people are lining up to apply. a nonprofit organization is helping struggling homeowners and in some cases they are able to modify their loans with a 2% interest rate. it is called the neighborhood assistance corporation of america and they are bringing bankers and borrowers face to face. >> we have legally binding agreements with every major lender and the two biggest investors, fannie mae and fred fred. >> if that means we have to go 3% and 2% to get to that affordab
CBS
Jul 5, 2010 12:00pm EDT
today. let's take a live look at route 50 at the bay bridge in maryland. cars on the left are coming back from the eastern shore. and now we will take a look at 95 in virginia. just north of the potomac mills mall. a mix of shoppers and people coming back from vacation. >>> nearly 2 million people in prince georges and montgomery counties are still under mandatory water restrictions. crews are working to repair that failing water main in potomac. kristin fisher tells us when the repairs will complete and when the water restrictions may be lifted. >> reporter: this is a piece of pipe that was causing all of these problems. over the weekend, crews removed it an replaced it with a new piece of pipe and now the hope is that all of the repairs will be complete by the end of today. after four days of around the clock repairs, wssc is now hours away from fixing the failing water main. all that's left is for crews to complete a water quality test. even when the pipe is up and running the water restrictions could stay in effect for the nearly 2 million wssc customers in prince georges and mon
CBS
Jul 22, 2010 5:00am EDT
the beltway to the 14th street bridge. no problems to report. no construction in the way. in maryland, on the inand outer loop, doing fine and wrap it up with a glance at 270. we are watching volume build around 109. that's the traffic. now back to you. >>> we are learning more about the man prince georges county police say will be remembered as one of the most notorious serial killers in our history. he worked as a part-time employee at the u.p.s. facility. kristin fisher is joining us from prince georges county with more. >> reporter: good morning. police here say they will not release his name until he is formally charged, but one investigator is already calling this person of interest the most intelligent criminal he's ever dealt with. now prince georges county police now believe a 27-year- old upper marlboro man is responsible for last year's mother/daughter murders in largo. the person of interest is accused of killing two mother and daughter and he lived with his parents within a two mile radius of both sets of victims. he worked part time at u.p.s. in landover where he met cus
CBS
Jul 27, 2010 6:00am EDT
you to maryland. 270 southbound, volume is building around germantown road. overall okay to the split. wrapping up with the maps, route 4, 301, route 5, branch avenue, everything is in the clear out here. >>> at the top of the hour we bring you the latest on our deadly summer storm. the cleanup will take a while. pepco is getting help in utility crews from out of town. they are working around the clock to get electricity restored. at last check, 147,000 people without power this morning. the areas most affected rockville, gaithersburg and aspen hill. people in the seven springs apartment complex in college park are out of their homes. the storm damaged the roof on one building and residents tell us the management company isn't helping out. >> at last check 200 traffic lights in montgomery couldn't remain dark. crews are trying to restore those. crews from out of he region are heading in to help the power get back on fast. montgomery county fairgrounds is the staging area for those crews. how is it looking? >> pretty quiet but it will pick up shortly. right now we have 3550 power crews
CBS
Jul 27, 2010 5:00am EDT
than usual. on the capital beltway in maryland, things are filling out around the georgia avenue exit. overall not really many problems. 95 an the bw parkway, also smooth sailing and nice and green out of baltimore to 495. this is an eyesore. 66 eastbound early morning issues. jammed from 123 to the capital beltway. at least a 20 minute drive right now and this is partly due to lingering construction. finally a look at the travel times, 267 the toll road, eastbound seven minutes is what it is taking to get from 674 to the beltway. seven minutes on dc 295 to the 11th street bridge. traveling the outer loop from van doren to the wilson bridge is only taking you about seven. back to you. >>> in the living well segment, childhood cancer survivors may be at risk for heart disease later in life. researchers studied 600 kids treated with therapies that could potentially hurt the heart an they found out after 15 years 27% developed cardiac problems. >>> a new study found people who use the internet to help lose weight tend to be more success. they followed 1600 people. those that logged on to
CBS
Jul 2, 2010 5:00am EDT
and on pennsylvania and maryland between first and third street. that's going to be closed down as well. watch for that for dc starting today throughout the weekend and until tuesday. switch over and see what we have next on the roadways. as we move on to 395 right now. northbound, southbound looking good. a little more traffic as we approach after 5:00 in the morning. construction is all clear from overnight. move on to see how things are looking on 95 southbound. right now it looks okay. you may be seeing some delays on the micking bowl but construction is clear, as well. andrea, back to you. >>> it is shaping up to be a hot and dry 4th of july weekend for 2 million of us. the washington suburban sanitary commission has mandatory water restrictions on customers whose crews worked to repair a huge water main that's on the brink of failing. kristin fisher is live in potomac with the latest. >> reporter: crews here have been working around the clock to get this water main repaired. but it is likely going to be at least three -- three more days before it is fixed. you can see the crews working a
CBS
Jul 6, 2010 6:00am EDT
in maryland. they could be lifted soon. new at 6:00 a.m. the latest straight from wssc. we go to kristin fisher in potomac, maryland. good morning. >> good morning. for the nearly 2 million people that are under these strict water restrictions that have been under strict water restrictions for six days now the big question is when will the restrictions be lifted? to get the answer we will chat with lynn riggins, the spokesperson for wssc. so many warnings we see bright and early. >> thank you for joining us. when will the restrictions be lifted? >> we are in the process of doing water quality testing which is obviously very important. wssc has been around 90 year and never had a water quality violation and don't plan to have one now. we are waiting for health results. we need those tests to come back and as soon as we are comfortable with the results we will talk about lifting restrictions. the repairs are complete but i want to stress just because the repairs are complete doesn't mean restrictions are lifted. they are still in place and we are still encouraging everyone to conserve and
FOX
Jul 2, 2010 7:00am EDT
. >>> some residents from maryland will have to spend the weekend using less water. it'll be a few days before a faulty water main is replaced. sherri ly has the latest on this. >> reporter: you know what? the good thing is, they caught this early, before that water main actually broke. wssc crews had been working around-the-clock trying to make repairs. the next step was for them to cut it out and replace a 16-foot section of the 96-inch water main. water restrictions will remain in place for prince georges and montgomery counties. lynne rigins joins me. >> take shorter showes , don't run your dishwasher or washing machine unless it's full. don't flush your toilet unless you use it. if you can cut water consumption by 1/3, it will help other customers and fire protection. >> reporter: you cut out a concrete section to test the waters that reinforce the concrete of this water main, what did you find? >> we found that our proactive technology and proactives, indicated what wires were failing. we exposed the wires, did a cockpit annuity test on them and some of the wires failed. we need
CBS
Jul 2, 2010 4:30am EDT
maryland, northern virginia we have lower 50s as well and even locally over to reston, 53, sterling and great falls 55 degrees. andrews is 59. 63 columbia and 62 ft. belvoir. arlington 61. a great day. a lot of sunshine. if you are going to be outside, use the spf factor because you can burn easily this time of the year. high temperatures below average in the lower 80s. that's going to change by sunday. patranya bhoolsuwan, how's it looking? >> good morning. i wish i could say it is quiet out there. just 4:30 but we have some accidents to tell you about if you are heading out early to work or to get out of town this early friday morning. on 495 in virginia, we have an accident here at van doren inner loop. two lanes are taken away for drivers. it will be slow between eisenhower and the mixing bowl. on 95, look at this, a lot of traffic. drivers have been telling us it has been slow most of last night and in to this morning and two accidents to add to this, 6444 -- 644 and backlick. with want to tell you about road closures in dc. we will tell you more about that in the next hit. >>>
FOX
Jul 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
has a college degree from the university of maryland university college and for years worked as a clerk at u.p.s. and tonight, his coworkers are speaking out about the man they call a quiet worker. >> as far as him killing people, that was a total shock. >> reporter: this person who wanted to remain anonymous said for years they worked side-by- side with accused killer jason scott. >> he didn't talk to too many people. he did kind of keep to hill. >> reporter: he worked in this u.p.s. building in the warehouse and recorded the labels on the package -- corrected the labels on the packages. >> he was never anyone to cause problems. if you asked him to do something, he did it: he was extremely fast at typing. >> uh-huh. >> and he was really -- as far as employees g he was pretty good. >> reporter: prince georges county police chief thinks these indictments are just the beginning. >> i hope that with the arrest and this bad, very dangerous individual, that other witnesses will come forward and assist us in collaborating and closing the other cases. >> reporter: investigators say
CBS
Jul 23, 2010 4:30am EDT
metropolitan area, southern maryland, northern virginia we are all in a heat advisory. temperatures in the upper 70s here in town. some spots in the upper 60s but up and down the east and even in ohio in the 70s to near 80 to toledo. 69 laytonsville and reston you have cooled more than anyone 68 degrees. we will be in the mid-80s by 9:00. low 90s at lunchtime with a high in the upper 90s, locally near 100 and heat index value around 105. take it easy and stay cool. >>> hope you are off to a great friday. glad the weekend is upon us. let's talk about a lot of construction outside. particularly chain bridge road. closed in both directions at though beltway. going to be like that the next half hour our so. as you move to 95 northbound, i want to show you the lanes are moving, wide open from fredericksburg past lorton to the mixing bowl. if you are continuing to 395, drivers are moving at speed from the beltway past duke street to the 14th street bridge. on the map, you saw construction on 270. taking it out there. lanes are wide open. moving smoothly past 109 but the off ramps are clos
NBC
Jul 23, 2010 11:00am EDT
, arlington, fairfax and prince georges counties as well as around southern maryland and there's a bit of a breeze off the ocean. but it is sweltering humidity there. and the humidity is a little bit lower farther into our north and west. but east of there we've got the sweltering humidity. the afternoon heat index is in all of these counties including the district and most of maryland. richmond out to 93. salisbury up to 92. west virginia, the humidity is a little lower but their temperature is around 80 degrees in the higher elevations. in the last 12 hours we've seen high clouds drifting through. with a clearing sky it's going to be hot all the way into this evening. before this afternoon, hazy sunshine, heat and humidity. it will feel like 105 during the next two or three hours and it will stay that way until 4:00 or 5:00 p.m. not going to cool down much tonight. we'll look at that and the heat continuing into the weekend. >> my friend just came back from china. said it was 106 there. she's come back to the same heat right here in washington. thanks. we'll talk to you jen sfwen sho
NBC
Jul 8, 2010 6:00pm EDT
because the heat can cause the tracks to kink. now the maryland transit administration is extending the hours of its customer call center so that it can provide information about delays to passengers. callers can reach the hotline at 1-800-325-rail. that's 1-800-325-7245. the mta says until further notice, those phones will be staffed until 11:00 at night. >>> newly unsealed documents in the case of yeardley love reveal new evidence to the case. today a judge released the details of the search warrant outlining what police found and what was missing from several key locations. yeardley love was found dead in her charlottesville apartment in early may. police have charged george huguely, her ex-boyfriend and a uva men's lacrosse player with her murder. the search warrant states that police took swabs of red stains, most likely blood from all over love's apartment, including on sheets and the wall. they also found a note from huguely there. in huguely's apartment, the found a uva lacrosse t-shirt with a red stain on it, another note addressed to love, and a pair of shorts with his pas
NBC
Jul 11, 2010 6:00am EDT
on the map. mid-60s from frederick, maryland, to leesburg, virginia. 62 in winchester. as we widen out the view, along the eastern seaboard, a pocket of absolutely cooler air far western maryland, the change in dewpoints is the measure of moisture in the atmosphere, a little bit of a drying trend. as a result, with high pressure in charge, a west to northwesterly wind will mix out more and more of the humidity. a beauty of a sunday coming up today. lots of sunshine. a somewhat stormier weather pattern coming our way into the week. that's good news. we still need the rainfall around here. for today, bright sunshine with high pressure in charge. that area of high pressure slides off the eastern seaboard overnight tonight and into the day tomorrow. it opens up the flood gates to atlantic and gulf moisture. as a result as we get through the course of the day on monday, a slight chance for a shower late in the damon, especially monday night. but i think tuesday will be our busier day. main area of risk for severe weather. it moves towards us for tuesday. so your forecast on a beautiful sund
NBC
Jul 1, 2010 4:30am EDT
now in the mid-60s. weather watchers reporting southern maryland right near the bay it's near 70, but away from the waters, it's down in the 60s, even 50s in a few location. out in the mountain, it's dipped into the 40s this morning in many locations of western maryland into west a have a. and as we get through the day, we will have this high pressure in place giving us plenty of sunshine. tus a weak disturbance coming through. midday good may give us a few clouds. but lots of sunshine. tomorrow bright and sunny, low humidity still in place. afternoon highs into the low 80s. and still a comfortably dry on saturday with bright sunshine, great beach and pool weather, into the mid eight. and then the heat will begin to build as we get into the fourth of july. sunday a little more humid h, but still not oppressive. still hooking like good weather for the fireworks displays on sunday evening. now let's check traffic for this h thursday morning. jerry, how is it look something. >> off to a quiet start so far and that is very good news. live pictures of 395 northbound with no worries ge
FOX
Jul 16, 2010 4:25am EDT
, montgomery county, maryland, most of virginia too. heat advisory from 11:00 until 9:00 that's when the worst of the heat will arrive. coming in the form of hot temperatures and humidity. heat index pushing 100 today. 78 at reagan national. 74 dalles. lots of humidity as well. dew point temperatures on the rise. satellite radar quiet conditions, maybe an isolated thunderstorm late today or tonight but i got to the be honest, chances are close to none. can't rule out the possibility of one out there. highs later today enjoy 96 washington. 97 baltimore. fredericksburg our friends, we will enjoy temperatures in the 90s. 97 there as well. >>> laurathings looking good right now, nothing to repart in the way of accidents. construction wrapping up around town. 270 as you make the trip southbound from falls road looking very nice all the way down towards the split. northbound 270, reports of construction, not seeing it here in camera angle. 95 maryland as you make the trip north and southbound between the beltway dealing with road work there. virginia traveling northbound 395 across the 14th street b
CBS
Jul 27, 2010 5:00pm EDT
and kristen fisher tagged along with one crew in kensington, maryland. >> this is just one of the many crews from out of town working to restore power across the dc area. residents up and down this street say they are a welcomed sight after two days with no power. except for one very young resident. >> what has it been like these past few days without power? >> pretty fun, actually. i like that it's easier to scare my sister and brother because she'll die. >> ten-year-old jennifer is in no hurry to see crews remove this massive tree and restore power to his home. >> the wire yesterday and when the electricity went through, it was like fireworks. >> jonathan's dad is tired of being one of the 100,000 montgomery county residents still without power. >> did i miss my e-mail connections and the telephone. >> there's a solid chance that this family will be back online today, now that the cavalry arrived. 350 power crews from as far away as ohio rolled out of the montgomery county fair grounds early tuesday morning. they will be working around the clock until all of pepco's customers are ba
CBS
Jul 28, 2010 5:00am EDT
now 47,000 pepco customers in maryland are still without power as a result of sunday's violent storms. and crews are working feverishly to get more customers back on-line. most of the outages are in montgomery county. kristin fisher is joining us with a progress report. gm, kristin. >> good morning, angie. i'm at the intersection of weller and good hill and you all just missed a bunch of power crews. they have been here all night long working to restore power in the neighborhood. great news for the people who live in this neighborhood. they say power should be back on momentarily. and this is happening throughout the dc area as more and more people get back on- line. now, right now pepco has roughly 400 crews in the field working to restore power in the area. about 300 of those are reinforcements from out of town. yesterday morning there was a caravan of power crews from as far away as ohio rolling out of pepco's storm staging area at montgomery county fairgrounds. they have been working throughout the night to restore service to pepco customers and they have made progress, like i men
NBC
Jul 22, 2010 4:30am EDT
say a 35-year-old man has confessed to killing ale local restoration artist in maryland. how police caught up with the alleged killer. >> anything that is in this world on an artistic level -- >> reporter: in an interview taped for the asian media outlet, the 45-year-old naimi oiz described her love for the arts. after graduating, her mow said naimi spent the rest of her life traveling the word, studying paintings and restoring them for famous clients. but on monday, d.c. police found her body stabbed, beaten with broken ribs, lying in an alley in northwest d.c. >> this this is a heinous, violent act. and this man is off the street right now and that the point we'll continue to investigate it. >> reporter: prosecutors say this man, 35-year-old raymond williams, admitted to killing naimi in her art studio in rockville sunday night and dumping the body wrapped in a blanket in d.c. police linked william to the crime by using surveillance footage captured at naimi's studio. only will yip was seen coming out. >> they were able to use images of the suspect and have him identified by i bel
NBC
Jul 27, 2010 4:30am EDT
today. >>> there is some good news for maryland residents. water restrictions for montgomery and prince georges counties were finally lifted last night. the storm knocked out power to the plant in potomac for 12 hours. it took several hours to get the plant back online. >> that was the good news. bad news, power outages are affecting many montgomery schools this morning. 59 buildings are still without power. there will be no summer classes, summer camps, recreation programs or meal programs at those buildings today. for an updated list visit the montgomery county school system's website. >>> stay with us throughout the morning for the latest power outage numbers and how it will affect your commute. you can find the latest information at nbcwashington.com. >>> today we may learn what caused the deadliest crash in metro history. national transportation safety board is meeting with investigators before holding a final vote on the probable cause of the redline crash. the boorld issue recommendations on how metro can avoid a similar tragedy in the future. last june, nine people were killed w
NBC
Jul 6, 2010 4:30am EDT
100 there. cool near 60 in western maryland. it looks like a hot day there as well. the higher elevations should be ten degrees cooler from washington all the way up the atlantic seaboard. temperatures will be near 100 degrees. yesterday we did not go code red. it is a code orange day. frat was code red. today the forecast is for code orange so the air quality may be a little better with better ventilation. anyway, reduce outdoor activities to help the air quality. should go to 100 or 101 in the cities. and clear tonight in the 80s through the evening and 70s tomorrow morning. another hot day and more humidity, deeper layer of humidity tomorrow. thursday and friday, some relief thankfully from the high heat and needed rain. thursday and friday and saturday. then we'll dry out and cool down a bit on sunday and monday. how's the traffic? >> no overnight road work. all of construction workers had the day off. that's helping traffic and the flow. did have street sweepers on the capitol beltway. they traled the outer loop and on the inner loop, they may have moved on. just be aware
NBC
Jul 24, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. even washington, 108. annapolis, maryland, 123 degree heat and that may be a little on the high side from the measuring and heat index values 100 or better and another sizzler coming tomorrow and storms likely tomorrow afternoon and we'll talk about that and some of them could be severe. don't go away, but tomorrow looks like another cooker. craig? >> chuck, thank you so much. many heard those warnings and they stayed out of the heat today, but apparently not everyone listened. some people seem to be taking the triple digits in stride, huh? >> reporter: they certainly do. i have to admit, craig, that sometimes i volunteer for the hot weather assignment because the heat doesn't really bother me and i know it bothers a lot of of other people and i'll go ahead and do the assignment. if you think about it, people pay a lot of money and they take time off to the nation's capital for their vacation and they're not going to sit inside a hotel room, but if you take a look behind me, there aren't that many people out. they're taking a break from this heat. >> in many parts of the region it lo
CBS
Jul 22, 2010 12:00pm EDT
, it is wild. >> reporter: this person of interest is currently in custody in maryland where he is held on federal weapons charges. in prince georges county, chris fin fisher, 9 news now. >> police say that will not release this person of interest's name until he has been formally charged. that should take place time sometime next tuesday. >>> a judge who punished a cleaning woman who parked in his spot will be suspended. the court ordered him to take five days 0 off without pay. you will will be last august he deflated the tire of a cleaning woman who parked in his spot. he also left a nasty note. he pled guilty to charges of tampering with a vehicle. >>> governor o'malley and his challenger robert ehrlich were on the bay for the clam bake. it is a tradition to press the flesh and that's what the candidates were doing. >> coming here to the annual seafood festival is one of the rites of summer and it's great to be here with lieutenant governor and so many friends and we're excited about this campaign. >> our folks are really motivated. they know four years of o'malley. o'malley is not
NBC
Jul 10, 2010 6:00pm EDT
by russia is part of a swap is from maryland. ahead, hear what neighbors have to say about the man that was sentenced to 18 years in a russian jail. plus the big bang that brought down a bridge in the midwest overnight, and a local gym that is giving at-risk kids off the streets will likely have to close its doors. >> stephen straussburg out for a couple of awards. plus, we're talking about mike williams, the offensive lineman, the redskins could be out for the season. details as news 4 at 6:00 continues. >>> tonight, a new cap may finally stop the oil gushing into the gulf. a deadly day for americans into afghanistan and >>> in a matter of second it is, crews brought down a bridge in kansas city. highway crews imploded that bridge over interstate 70 early this porning. they making way for a new, larger bridge scheduled to open this fall. crews immediately began working to remove the debris. they hope to have i-70 reopened in time for monday morning's rush hour. one of the four spies released from russia in the largest spy swap since the cold war is from the baltimore area. al exan
NBC
Jul 3, 2010 11:00pm EDT
comments he made about the war in afghanistan. the former maryland lieutenant governor was caught on tape attacking president obama's afghan policy. steele suggested that the war there is unwinnable. other republicans who support the war are accusing steele of undermining american troops. democrats are calling for steele to resign, steele did release a statement today calling the war a necessary one. adding that the stakes are too high to accept anything but success in afghanistan. >>> still ahead tonight, mother of the bride, hillary clinton talking about making time for her new job. >>> and this july 4th is going to be a hot one. just how hot? >>> secretary of state hillary clinton has her hands full as america's top diplomat. her latest role as mother of the bride has her beaming. clinton's daughter chelsea is said to marry an investment banker at the end of the month. in poland today, clinton talked about squeezing in dress fittings and flowers in between overseas trips. then talked about her daughter's wedding again while in china. >> my daughter is getting married. it's the most imp
CBS
Jul 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, maryland. prince georges fire spokesperson, mark brady says that water mixed with some sort of unknown chemical. we have sky 9 on the way and we'll bring you more information as soon as we get it into our newsroom. >>> new this hour, though, more developments in the jacks case. the union that represents dc's child and family services agency wants the mayor to reinstate three caseworkers linked to the case. jacks was found guilty of killing her four daughters last year. and three social workers were fired for allegedly not adequately responding to reports of abuse months before the girl's bodies were found. now, a labor board upheld an arbitrator's decision that adrian fenty, the mayor, should give the workers their jobs back. >> even before going to arbitration, administrators tell him that these individuals should not be fired. [ applause ] he decided at that time -- i'm the boss. i'm going to do what i want to do. he let them go. >> the labor union says the employees are collectively owed as much as $300,000 in back pay. >>> also new at 6:00, police have issued an arrest warrant fo
CBS
Jul 27, 2010 6:00pm EDT
predict many more. >> jason scott, a university of maryland, university college grad. part-time ups employee. lifelong resident of largo. now charged bay prince georges county grand jury in the march 2009 double murder. a 42-year-old delores dew wit and her 16-year-old daughter, ebony. whose bodies were found in a burning car near their home. the cause of death, asphyxiation. >> i don't think the death penalty is available to us under maryland state law. we'll be seeking life without parole. >> police say he's also the suspect in the double murder of another mother and daughter. shot by an intruder in their home january of 2009. the vic tipples of the mother, daughter murders lived within a two mile radius of scott's home. police also suspect him in the 2008 murder of marketing executive, vilma butler, who was found shot to death in the home she shared with her daughter. >> been formerly contacted by a number of other police departments. >> the police chief who described scott as a serial killer, says he is forming a task force to look at cases more than a decade old. >> we hop
NBC
Jul 28, 2010 4:30am EDT
cloudiness. upper 60s to around 70s. eastern shore now, the mid 70s, the mountains of western maryland and west virginia. at many locations, they have dipped into the upper 50s and it's not very humid there. over the last 12 hours, we've had showers and thunder showers to the west of washington. those have dissipated. we have low clouds lingering east of the ridge this morning. a little bit of sunshine in and out, partly sunny. hot and humid. highs reaching the low 90s. there's a chance of a late shower tonight and around tomorrow. tomorrow, unfortunately some storms tomorrow could be severe with some of the damaging winds. highs in the mid 90s to be followed by higher humid and cooler temperatures. >>> looking pretty good right on the wilson bridge. however, authorities are dealing with an accident outer loop at van dorn street. let's head over and see how we're doing. headed to the bay bridge or those of you on the eastern shore through annapolis right now. as just mentioned, restoration continues. we still have a lot of traffic lights out around the area. we'll keep it updated. >> t
NBC
Jul 8, 2010 4:30am EDT
temperature, as well. farther to our west, the blue ridge and maryland, virginia, it's in the low to mid southwest this morning. in southern maryland, northern neck, eastern shore, temperatures there are in the southwest to near 80. look at the dew points there in the low 70s in many locations, especially around the bay and the eastern shore. that is sweltering humidity fp out of the mountain, it's cooler and more comfortable. western maryland, west virginia now in the low 60s. eastern shore now, the mid-70s. and this huge area of high pressure that's been plaguing us the last few days with the heat is now beginning to sink a bit to the south and a developing area of low pressure off the atlantic seaboard will give us a south easterly flow today when which will bring in clouds and also increased humidity. a slight chance of an afternoon thunderstorm, then likely thunderstorms as the front approaches from the west coming in friday evening and off and on on saturday. highs tomorrow near 90. saturday mid and upper 80s. and then low humidity for sunday, highs near 90. jerry, how is the traff
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